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Our public square is wrought with divisiveness and hyperbole. Many of the issues before the 115th Congress have bipartisan areas of agreement, like health care, immigration and infrastructure improvements. Unfortunately, radical political actors on both sides and an all-too-complicit media polarize these issues, derailing efforts to provide progress for the American people.
In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Higher Education Act — a pillar of his domestic agenda intended to “strengthen the educational resources of our colleges and universities and to provide financial assistance for students in postsecondary and higher education.”
Eleven House Republicans dubbing themselves the Rural Relief group plan to introduce a package of five bills Tuesday to address worsening economic and social woes in small-town America.
When Lititz-based North Star Initiative opens its doors in a few weeks, it will become the first program in Lancaster County — and perhaps all of central Pennsylvania — to house and “restore” the lives of women abused in sex-trafficking.
The problem, while perhaps underestimated by the general public, is prevalent in the community, advocates and law enforcement officials say.
From his view from a helicopter, the damage to Puerto Rico stretched as far as his eyes could see.
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker, whose district covers most of Lancaster County, visited Puerto Rico on Saturday to see firsthand the damage left by Hurricane Maria, which struck the island territory on Sept. 20.
Federal money is being aimed at preventing substance abuse among young people in Berks County.
The Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program has awarded $125,000 to the Northeast Community Springboard Coalition in Reading.
1) Firstly, we would like to thank you for your support of the CHOICE Act. Like community banks, you have a deep commitment to your communities and the citizens you represent. What are your priorities this session?
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker continues to support President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda and has confidence in his ability to govern despite “distractions” along the way.
With the worst results of racism fresh on his mind Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker criticized weekend protesters in Charlottesville, Va.
"We simply cannot accept that kind of behavior here, and we can't tolerate what were really horrendous acts of racism, displays of white supremacy, and the idea of Nazi flags being waved. It just simply is unacceptable," Smucker said.